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Amy Winehouse

Amy "Bought Crack and Smack Before her Death"

By Will Godfrey

A "fixer", who is being interviewed by police, claims he helped Winehouse buy drugs the night before she died. MORE  

Too-Sudden Abstinence Killed Amy, Says British Tabloid

By Will Godfrey

Winehouse family source says singer died from acute alcohol withdrawal. MORE  

Mitch Winehouse Starts Campaign for Better Rehab Access

By Ariel Nagi

Amy's father wants to highlight lack of available rehab in the UK and help other addicts. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Compound "Neutralizes" Cocaine, NAACP Calls for End to Drug War, and Chinese Couple Sell Kids to Feed Gaming Addiction. MORE  

Congress "Addicted Like Amy" Quips GOP Rep Billy Long

By Will Godfrey

Congressman wonders whether Washington will suffer Winehouse's fate. MORE  

My Dad: My Own Amy Winehouse

By Rachel Lindsay

The cavalier attitude displayed by people about Winehouse's death caused this writer to wonder: am I supposed to accept this as my addict dad's fate, too? MORE  

Stars Tweet Tributes to Dead Icon Winehouse

By Will Godfrey

Reactions to singer's death flood cyberspace. MORE  

Chasing Amy, North London Superstar

By Will Godfrey

Amy Winehouse may have been famous around the world, but she could often be seen living and drinking in North London where she was born. MORE  

Musical Legends Who Died at 27

By Tony O'Neill

When she died last July, Amy Winehouse became the latest in a long series of musical legends to expire at  27. But Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain and Jim Morrison weren't the only ones to leave the stage three years shy of 30. MORE  

Now Two Years Sober, '80s Pop Icon Boy George Invites Amy Winehouse to Join Him at AA

By Donel DeFreese

Boy George, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Bono, Marianne Faithfull, George Michael, Ozzy Osbourne, Amy Winehouse—how do you sign up for that meeting? MORE  

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A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

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Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

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High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

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Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

The Rehab Review
Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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